“We didn’t see a lot of other girls for Serena,” Schwartz said.“She has to be somebody that you believe would be sitting in the front row at Fashion Week eventually.”2.After the group hung out until 5 a.m., Aurélie decided to get a few hours of sleep in one of the bedrooms, where the alleged rape occurred.She wrote: The police are now involved in the rape allegation brought against Ed Westwick."I had this image of her just in these gorgeous dresses with a book in her hand, sort of a little bit out of focus out in the corners.”19. “They kept the breakup hidden from the crew, which you could never do now. They kept it from everybody which is a testament to how good they are as actors.Because they did not want their personal drama to relate to the show.” 21. It was like there was a ‘Gossip Girl’ in our system.” 25.
But there was one problem: she was blonde," Schwartz said. The first time Chace Crawford (who played Nate Archibald) met Meester, he couldn’t see her as Blair. “I’m actually a very shy person and the idea of losing my anonymity was one that was scary to me,” she said.Lively was initially afraid of her bosses finding out too much about her relationship with Badgley—until she realized they wanted the cast members to date. We didn’t understand what was happening, because everything was getting leaked, every detail. The show’s actual Gossip Girl, by the way, was never going to be a girl, but both Nate and Eric van der Woodsen, Serena’s brother, were considered by the writers as possible real identities of the blogger earlier on.26."I remember there was one point where we were just afraid of how our personal lives overlapping our work life could be perceived by our bosses," Lively said. She was documenting her life in photographs in a way that people were not yet doing.”24. …A teenager, I think either [from] Russia or Bulgaria, had hacked one of the writer’s e-mails, and was selling scripts on e Bay. Westwick still doesn’t know who Gossip Girl is (spoiler: it’s Dan). "If everyone was into it and if the timing was right, you know?, in honor of this 10-year anniversary, did a fascinating reflection piece with the cast (except Penn Badgley, a.k.a.Dan Humphrey, who declined to be interviewed like a true Lonely Boy).
"And Blake was blonde, obviously; Serena had to be blonde. “[I thought] I just don’t see her as Blair Waldorf. She’s the perfect girl for this.’” would become the phenomena it did. “I remember saying when I read this script, ‘Whoever does this will not be able to walk out of their house ever again and be the same as before they started this.’ You could tell it was a cultural phenomenon.